Hazard Community and Technical College

One Community College Drive
Hazard, KY 41701-2402
Tel: (606)487-3503
  • As one of 16 institutions in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), Hazard Community and Technical College is part of the most exciting reform of higher education in the Commonwealth. KCTCS is the system that provides citizens of the state with access to affordable, quality postsecondary education and training.
School Highlights
  • Hazard Community and Technical College serves 3,462 students (45% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 15%.
  • Hazard Community and Technical College is the only community colleges within Perry County, KY.
  • The nearest community college is Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (21.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 118 teachers has declined by 46% over five years.
Hazard Community and Technical College(KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty118 staff89 staff
Hazard Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,462 has declined by 28% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has grown by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,462 students2,416 students
Hazard Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio29:126:1
Hazard Community and Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,570 students574 students
Hazard Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,892 students1,842 students
Hazard Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Hazard Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown KY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
1%
8%
Hazard Community and Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
98%
85%
Hazard Community and Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Hazard Community and Technical College More (2013-2016)
Hazard Community and Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.040.27
Hazard Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
31%
29%
Hazard Community and Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,100$30,100
Hazard Community and Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,624 is less than the state average of $4,996. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $12,456 is less than the state average of $12,836. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,624$4,996
Hazard Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$12,456$12,836
Hazard Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%97%
Hazard Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,297$17,357
Hazard Community and Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,250$6,626
Hazard Community and Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • As a community and technical college, we exist to meet the educational, social and cultural needs of the citizens of the Kentucky River Valley of Eastern Kentucky. Hazard Community and Technical College is a multi-campus college offering unique opportunities at each campus. Our Hazard Campus houses the First Federal Center, The Clemons Center, and the UK Center for Rural Health Bailey-Stumbo building to house our many allied health programs. The Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky, located at the Hazard Campus, provides a special learning center for area children. Our Technical Campus offers training programs in everything from Auto Mechanics to Electronics to Welding. The Lees College Campus in Jackson offers a full residential life experience through residence hall living. Our Knott County Branch provides improved access to postsecondary education and training to citizens of that part of the region as well as our newest site in Hyden in Leslie County-the Leslie County Center. Kentucky Community and Technical College System comprises 16 colleges with over 65 campuses and other locations open or under construction. KCTCS colleges change lives by providing accessible and affordable education and training through academic and technical associate degrees; diploma and certificate programs in occupational fields; pre-baccalaureate education; adult, continuing and developmental education; customized training for business and industry; and distance learning.

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Did You Know?
For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,996 per year for in-state students and $12,836 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,140 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kentucky community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.27, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Sullivan University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.